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  • Private Government by Elizabeth Anderson
    Private Government (English, Hardback) Elizabeth Anderson

    Based on two lectures given in 2014 by the author during the Tanner Lectures on Human Values delivered at Princeton University, followed by four commentaries by eminent scholars and the author's response to the commentators. Anderson questions the authoritarian control workers have been forced to give to their employers in order to remain employed and historically why this goes against American...

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  • Capitalism without Capital by Jonathan Haskel
    Capitalism without Capital (English, Paperback) Jonathan Haskel, Stian Westlake

    Early in the twenty-first century, a quiet revolution occurred. For the first time, the major developed economies began to invest more in intangible assets, like design, branding, and software, than in tangible assets, like machinery, buildings, and computers. For all sorts of businesses, the ability to deploy assets that one can neither see nor touch is increasingly the main source of long-term...

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  • The Undiscovered Self by C. G. Jung
    The Undiscovered Self (English, Paperback) C. G. Jung

    Describing dreams as communications from the unconscious, this title explains how the symbols that occur in dreams compensate for repressed emotions and intuitions. It brings together Jung's fully evolved thoughts on the analysis of dreams and the healing of the rift between consciousness and the unconscious.

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  • Workers' Tales by Michael Rosen
    Workers' Tales (English, Paperback) Michael Rosen

    In the late 19th and early 20th centuries, unique tales inspired by traditional literary forms appeared frequently in socialist-leaning British periodicals. Acclaimed critic and author Rosen collects more than 40 of the best and most enduring examples of these stories in one beautiful volume.

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  • Alice's Adventures in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll
    Alice's Adventures in Wonderland (English, Hardback) Lewis Carroll, Salvador Dali

    A one hundred and fiftieth anniversary edition of the beloved classic about a little girl who tumbles down a rabbit hole features rarely seen illustrations by Salvador Dalâi that illuminate the surreal yet curiously logical and mathematical realm into which Alice famously falls.

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  • Animals of the Serengeti by Adam Scott Kennedy
    Animals of the Serengeti (English, Paperback) Adam Scott Kennedy, Vicki Kennedy

    Containing 146 color photos, this book looks at the mammals and reptiles most likely to be encountered in the world-famous Serengeti National Park and Ngorongoro Crater. It includes 89 species of mammal and reptile.

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  • The Mushroom at the End of the World by Anna Lowenhaupt Tsing
    The Mushroom at the End of the World (English, Paperback) Anna Lowenhaupt Tsing

    Matsutake is the most valuable mushroom in the world?and a weed that grows in human-disturbed forests across the northern hemisphere. Through its ability to nurture trees, matsutake helps forests to grow in daunting places. It is also an edible delicacy in Japan, where it sometimes commands astronomical prices. In all its contradictions, matsutake offers insights into areas far beyond just...

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  • Men, Women, and Chain Saws by Carol J. Clover
    Men, Women, and Chain Saws (English, Paperback) Carol J. Clover

    From its first publication in 1992, Men, Women, and Chain Saws has offered a groundbreaking perspective on the creativity and influence of horror cinema since the mid-1970s. Investigating the popularity of the low-budget tradition, Carol Clover looks in particular at slasher, occult, and rape-revenge films. Although such movies have been traditionally understood as offering only sadistic pleasures...

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  • The Grand Strategy of the Habsburg Empire by A. Wess Mitchell
    The Grand Strategy of the Habsburg Empire (English, Hardback) A. Wess Mitchell

    The Habsburg Empire's grand strategy for outmaneuvering and outlasting stronger rivals in a complicated geopolitical world...

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  • 1177 B.C. by Eric H. Cline
    1177 B.C. (English, Paperback) Eric H. Cline

    In 1177 B.C., marauding groups known only as the "Sea Peoples" invaded Egypt. The pharaoh's army and navy managed to defeat them, but the victory so weakened Egypt that it soon slid into decline, as did most of the surrounding civilizations. After centuries of brilliance, the civilized world of the Bronze Age came to an abrupt and cataclysmic end. Kingdoms fell like dominoes over the course of...

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  • How to Solve It by Georg Polya
    How to Solve It (English, Paperback) Georg Polya

    A perennial bestseller by eminent mathematician G. Polya, How to Solve It will show anyone in any field how to think straight. In lucid and appealing prose, Polya reveals how the mathematical method of demonstrating a proof or finding an unknown can be of help in attacking any problem that can be "reasoned" out?from building a bridge to winning a game of anagrams. Generations of readers have...

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  • The Econometrics of Financial Markets by John Y. Campbell
    The Econometrics of Financial Markets (English, Hardback) John Y. Campbell, Andrew W. Lo

    Covers the spectrum of empirical finance, including the predictability of asset returns, tests of the Random Walk Hypothesis, the microstructure of securities markets, event analysis, the Capital Asset Pricing Model and the Arbitrage Pricing Theory, and the term structure of interest rates, dynamic models of economic equilibrium.

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  • Ultimate Questions by Bryan Magee
    Ultimate Questions (English, Paperback) Bryan Magee

    We human beings had no say in existing?we just opened our eyes and found ourselves here. We have a fundamental need to understand who we are and the world we live in. Reason takes us a long way, but mystery remains. When our minds and senses are baffled, faith can seem justified?but faith is not knowledge. In Ultimate Questions, acclaimed philosopher Bryan Magee provocatively argues that we have...

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  • On Bullshit by Harry G. Frankfurt
    On Bullshit (English, Hardback) Harry G. Frankfurt

    Explores how bullshit is distinct from lying. This book argues that bullshitters misrepresent themselves to their audience not as liars do, that is, by deliberately making false claims about what is true. It claims that bullshitters seek to convey a certain impression of themselves without being concerned about whether anything at all is true.

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  • How to Be Free by Epictetus
    How to Be Free (English, Hardback) Epictetus

    A new edition of Epictetus' famed handbook on Stoicism has been translated by one of the world's leading authorities on Stoic philosophy.

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  • The Box by Marc Levinson
    The Box (English, Paperback) Marc Levinson

    In April 1956, a refitted oil tanker carried fifty-eight shipping containers from Newark to Houston. From that modest beginning, container shipping developed into a huge industry that made the boom in global trade possible. The Box tells the dramatic story of the container's creation, the decade of struggle before it was widely adopted, and the sweeping economic consequences of the sharp fall in...

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  • Images and Symbols by Mircea Eliade
    Images and Symbols (English, Paperback) Mircea Eliade

    Shows that myth and symbol constitute a mode of thought that not only came before that of discursive and logical reasoning, but is an essential function of human consciousness. The author analyzes powerful and ubiquitous symbols that have ruled the mythological thinking of East and West in many times and at many levels of cultural development.

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  • On the Future by Martin Rees
    On the Future (English, Hardback) Martin Rees

    "A world-renowned scientist and the best-selling author of ""Our Final Hour"" offers a provocative and inspiring look at the future of humanity and science, arguing that humans must think differently and harness technologies in the correct way to ensure their survival."

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  • Canids of the World by Jose R. Castello
    Canids of the World (English, Paperback) Jose R. Castello

    The most complete and user-friendly photographic field guide to the world's canids...

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  • The Origins and History of Consciousness by Erich Neumann
    The Origins and History of Consciousness (English, Paperback) Erich Neumann

    The Origins and History of Consciousness draws on a full range of world mythology to show how individual consciousness undergoes the same archetypal stages of development as human consciousness as a whole. Erich Neumann was one of C. G. Jung's most creative students and a renowned practitioner of analytical psychology in his own right. In this influential book, Neumann shows how the stages begin...

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